QA Analyst 1 – Sledgehammer Games Toronto

Published On: 12 September 2022Categories: Careers

As a QA Analyst I, you will employ grey and black box testing methodology as a subject matter authority in an Agile development QA environment. In this role, you will be responsible for creating, maintaining, and carrying out Test Cases/Plans; identifying, thoroughly investigating, and documenting bugs/issues with the game; authoring documentation on tools and techniques, and subsequently educating your teammates. As you will be interacting face-to-face daily not only with your QA team members, but also with your development partners, you will need to have strong critical thinking and inter-personal communication skills. Due to this exposure to all facets of game development and allowance for professional development, there is also great opportunity for career development and growth in the game industry.

  • 2+ years testing experience in software/gaming QA.
  • Understanding of Software Testing Processes and Best Practices.
  • Understanding of Software/Game Development Lifecycles and project management methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Waterfall).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • QA experience with console platforms (e.g. PlayStation, XBOX, etc.) and PC.
  • Familiarity with software development tools such as JIRA, Testrail, or Perforce, and Microsoft Office productivity software.
  • Must be able to work autonomously and self-educate with supportive leadership, but limited direction and supervision.
  • Passion for games and demonstrable understanding of game industry and gaming trends.